Stories by Jed Bickman

Jed Bickman is a regular contributor to The Fix. He also writes for The Nation, CounterPunch, and other websites and magazines. subscribe to Jed Bickman's feed

Posted on: May 2, 2012, Source: The Fix

For years, Project Prevention has been paying poor, addicted women not to procreate -- now, with money from the far right, it's going global.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2011, Source: The Fix

In Zuccotti Park, occupiers do their best to handle drug use on their own terms, but it may stretch beyond their resources and give police an excuse to intervene.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2011, Source: The Fix

The DSM, a manual of mental disorders, will have the section "Addiction and Related Disorders," expanding what it means to be an addict and improving healthcare options.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2011, Source: The Fix

A sweeping new definition of addiction stakes out controversial positions that many, including the powerful psychiatric lobby, are likely to argue with.